Chinanews client, Beijing, December 29th, 2020 has entered the countdown, and the 2021 Spring Festival transport curtain will also begin next month.

Tomorrow (December 30), train tickets for the first day of Spring Festival travel in 2021 will be officially launched!

Unlike previous years, during this Spring Festival, passengers not only have a lot more options for new travel routes, but also enjoy services such as "silent carriages".

Photo by reporter Yang Bo

Keep in mind the following points to grab tickets!

  Starting on January 28, 2021, the 40-day Spring Festival Transport will officially begin.

In accordance with the regulations on the sale of train tickets on the Internet and telephone bookings 30 days in advance, on December 30, the train tickets for the first day of the Spring Festival travel were officially launched.

  On January 6, 2021, the train tickets for February 4 (the lunar new year) will be grabbed; on January 12, the train tickets for February 10 (the twenty-ninth lunar month) will be grabbed; on January 13, the train tickets will be grabbed on February 11. Day (New Year's Eve) train ticket.

  For the return journey, on January 19, 2021, train tickets for February 17 (the sixth day of the first lunar month) will be grabbed; on January 28, train tickets for February 26 (Lantern Festival) will be grabbed.

  At present, there are five main ways to purchase train tickets, including: dial 95105105 (departure area code must be dialed for out-of-town bookings), log on to the China Railway 12306 website (, log on to the 12306 mobile app, and sell tickets at train stations Window, railway ticket agency and train station ticket vending machine.

On December 27, a Fuxing EMU train drove into Xiongan Station.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Han Bing

There are these new routes to choose from when you go home during the holidays!

  Are there any new changes in the 2021 Spring Festival?

  First of all, there are more new lines!

Go home faster!

  From 0:00 on January 20, 2021, the national railways will implement a new train operation map. In addition, at the end of 2020 and early 2021, many new railway lines will be put into operation.

  For example, for the Lianyungang-Zhenjiang high-speed railway that has been opened, up to 124 mobile trains will be operated daily after the map adjustment, realizing the seamless connection between northern Jiangsu and central Jiangsu and the central city of the Yangtze River Delta. The fastest way from Lianyungang to Zhenjiang is 2 hours9 Points reachable.

  The Zhengzhou-Taiyuan high-speed railway has been fully operational. After the map adjustment, up to 74 mobile trains will be operated daily. The time and space distance between the southeast of Shanxi and the central and eastern regions has been further shortened. The fastest travel time between Zhengzhou and Taiyuan has been detoured from Shijiazhuang. The 3 hours and 38 minutes were compressed to 2 hours and 24 minutes through the two places.

  From the perspective of the new lines, the Yinchuan-Xi’an, Hefei-Anqing, Yancheng-Nantong, Beijing-Shenyang high-speed railways, the Beijing-Xiongan New Area intercity railways, the Fuzhou-Pingtan and Dali-Lincang railways that were opened before the map adjustment will also be People travel to provide more diversified choices.

  Before New Year's Day, some lines have already appeared.

  For example, on the 26th of this month, the Yinchuan-Xi'an high-speed railway was officially opened for operation, which greatly shortened the running time of the Yinchuan-Xi'an railway from about 14 hours to about 3 hours, and also allowed Ningxia to enter the national high-speed rail network for the first time.

  On the 27th, the Daxing Airport-Xiongan New Section of the Beijing-Xiongan New Area Intercity Railway was opened for operation. The Beijing-Xiong Intercity Railway was fully connected and Xiong’an Station was put into use simultaneously.

  This means that the fastest travel time between Beijing West Railway Station and Xiong'an New Section will be only 50 minutes, and the fastest travel time between Daxing Airport and Xiong'an New Section will be 19 minutes.

Greatly facilitate the people to travel.

On December 24, the conductor posted signs in the silent carriage.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Yin Liqin

Too noisy in the carriage?

These trains can be reserved for "silent cars"!

  Want to rest quietly while traveling?

On the way back home this Spring Festival, the "silent car" can help you realize your wishes.

  From December 24, the railway department began to pilot "silent car" services on some trains of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail and Chengdu-Chongqing high-speed rail.

  How to book a "silent car"?

  According to the railway department, when passengers purchase tickets for designated trains of Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Rail and Chengdu-Chongqing High-speed Rail through channels such as the railway 12306 website, mobile apps, and automatic ticket vending machines, if they need to provide "silent carriages" services, they can voluntarily choose to purchase "silent cars" according to the system prompts. "Car" ticket, "Silent Car" is set in Car 3 (second-class car).

  The specific trains are: Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, G9, G12, G13, G16, G17, G22; Chengdu-Chongqing high-speed rail G8601, G8606, G8609, G8616, G8619, G8626, G8627, G8632 , G8635 times.

  However, it should be noted that when passengers ride in the "silent car", they must cooperate with the "silent" agreement: keep quiet in the "silent car"; wear earphones or turn off the sound source function when using various electronic devices; adjust the phone to Silent or vibrating state; leave the "silent car" when making calls or talking to each other; passengers traveling with children take care of their children and avoid making noise.

Data map photo by Wang Zitao

Railway counting tickets and commuter tickets are here!

  In addition to the "silent carriage" service, the railway department has also launched trial and regular ticket products on the Chengdu-Chongqing High-speed Railway and Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway from December 24.

  According to reports, this is a new ticket system product launched by the railway department. The holder can take the specified number of trains that are designated to be sent to the station and seat when purchasing the product within the specified validity period.

  Passengers can purchase the above products through the 12306 website and the "Railway 12306" mobile app with real names.

  It should be noted that the same rider can only purchase at most two time-counting tickets or regular tickets issued to the same station at the same time, but can purchase multiple time-counting tickets or regular tickets issued to different stations at the same time.

Tickets cannot be transferred or shared, and can only be used by the passengers themselves.

  Passengers can only use the station designated at the time of purchase, make a reservation or take the seat designated at the time of purchase, and may not get on or off the bus or cross the station at a midway station, and may not use it across seats.

  In addition, the same passenger can only activate one product delivered to the same station, but can activate multiple products delivered to different stations.

  In terms of using the bus, passengers can enter the station and board the bus in two ways, either through a seat reservation or by directly swiping the original valid ID.

  The seat reservation method is to reserve seats through the 12306 website, the "Railway 12306" mobile app, and the automatic ticket vending machine.

After making a reservation, the passenger shall enter the station to check the ticket and board the bus with the original valid ID.

  Direct swiping of the card means that the passenger presents the original valid ID when purchasing the product, and obtains the designated seat for the product at the ticket gate or manual ticket gate during the train ticket check-in.

  In addition, according to regulations, if the product is not enabled for rides, the purchaser can apply for a refund through the original purchase channel. If the ride is not enabled within 30 days after purchase, the system will automatically refund the full amount.

Are you planning to take the train home this Spring Festival?